Western History 101
Western history covers a period of time that saw major advancements in all fields of human life. This includes art, literature, technology and medicine. In addition it also covers all of the great civilizations which have grown into great nations and cultures throughout the years. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most important aspects of Western history.
Western history is the name given to a period of time which saw tremendous development in all aspects of life. It is also known as the dark ages and is when most of the developed civilizations in the ancient world disappeared. It is very closely linked to early medieval Europe, Rome and with Medieval Christendom that emerged out of the Middle Ages to become one of the biggest religions that ever existed.
The fall of the Roman Empire marked the end of the Western history. This happened because the Roman government collapsed due to lack of food and power. From this point on the west began a development process that resulted in the great development of what is known as the western civilization today. Christianity was a major force in this development. The Christian religion changed the way people thought about themselves and about life in general.
With the development of the European continent, came the rise of what is known as “The Industrial Revolution”. This was a great development for the world as it helped create huge amounts of wealth. This wealth was used to fund wars against the east, which resulted in huge amounts of death. This aspect of world history is covered in great detail in a popular book called “European History: A Short History”. This book covers the whole of world history and is written by an eminent scholar. This author is Professor Larry E. Barnes.
The rise of modern technology in the 20th century also played a big part in world history. This book talks about how computers and other modern devices have affected every aspect of life. It also discusses how these devices have become so integrated into daily life. It also examines how the internet has affected all aspects of our lives. It covers the development of email, computers, and other such modern technological devices.
The book “How the Romans Stole Christmas”, also covers the rise of Christianity within the year 100 A.D. within the context of ancient history. This book provides insights on the time period when Christmas was first celebrated. This book provides a unique perspective on Christmas. This author is an expert on early Christian history and she has done extensive research into the time period in order to write this fascinating book.